Lorena’s Chex Mix

(Originally posted… oh, lawd… some time in early 2004) Lorena’s Chex Mix Everybody always asks me how I make my Chex Mix. Before I tell you that, you have to sit through a history lesson. My grandmother always made this Chex Mix at the holidays. Quite popular, it was, and …

Linkdump

One thing I love to do is to make up stories about people I don’t know; either by seeing a random photo on Flickr or Ravelry, or walking by houses, or just generally people-watching. And that’s why one of my new favorite sites is My Parents Were Awesome – a …

Linkdump

Do you often waffle on buying the sandwich, or thinking it might be cheaper to buy all the ingredients and make it yourself? Calculate out how much that individual sandwich costs. — How many of these playgrounds from the 70’s do you recognize? — Here’s one for Sharon – tombstones …

Scrapowig

And…. just in time for Halloween…. Yarn: The leftover yarn from my Dr. Who scarf, which became a pullover (Dr. Whubey). Pattern: Hallowig (Ravelry; Knitty.com) Notes: Every year I say I want to knit one of these, and every year I never get around to it. So even though I …

Cupcake Ripple

Yarn: Yarn Pirate BFL in “Cupcake” Pattern: Broadripple (Ravelry; Knitty.com) Notes: Started these as a KAL in the Hanks group on Ravelry a number of months ago… but kept putting them aside for other, more pressing things. Finally buckled down and made myself finish them last week!

You think

(Originally posted on April 4, 2007) You think You think to yourself, this sucks. And it does. You think to yourself, this isn’t fair. And it isn’t. You think to yourself that this man next to you is getting, as Neil wrote, what everyone gets. A lifetime. How much longer …

Uncle Joe Update

The only reason I haven’t been writing daily updates is because every day it sounds better and better, and that just makes me want to be there more! Sunday – Joe sat up an hour today. We took him around to see the little aviary, full of finches and a …

Friday Photo

Another toss-up this week; can I choose all seven? I really like the one that I took of myself holding a photo of Aunt Gay and Uncle Joe; but overall I think this week has to go to the truly creepy sky that we all woke up to last week. …

QOTW – 2009/10/20

Totally forgot yesterday was Monday. By the time I remembered it was Monday (not Friday), I was at work and way too busy. So… uh… pretend it’s Monday…? The Question of the Week is… what additional commandment would you add to the ten? My answer is after the cut…